City of the Dead

Authors: Jones, Rosemary
Publisher: Wizards of the Coast Publishing
BISAC/Subject: FIC009020, FIC009100, FIC009120
ISBN: 9780786955831, Related ISBNs: 078695129X, 078695583X, 9780786951291, 9780786955831
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 320,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: The City of Splendors merges with the Land of the Dead in this chilling but humorous adventure in the world of the Forgotten Realms
Sophraea Carver, born and bred next to Waterdeep’s historic graveyard, is used to living close to the dead. However, when ghostly figures begin to emerge from the cemetery, Sophraea discovers that evil forces beyond the ordinary are at play.
Together with Gustin Bone, a travelling wizard, Sophraea sets out to investigate the mysterious and alarming happenings. As the two delve deeper into the world beyond the living, they discover a devious plot for revenge that endangers the entire city of Waterdeep.

City of the Dead is the fourth book in a series of standalone novels set in Waterdeep.
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